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74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II. CBS. 784, 785. JUNE 24, 1936. 2353 [CHAPTER 784.1 AN ACT June 2f, 1936. For the relief of Theresa Link, Wencel Link, Edward Block, and John Meyers. ~~[';:.H::.,.R=':.;8502;:=:.)~_ (Private, No. 691.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of A merica in Congress as8embled, That the Secretary Theresa Link. Payment to. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Theresa Link, Browns Valley, Minnesota, the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages sustained by the said Theresa Link on account of permanent per- sonal injuries received on December 21, 1933, when the automobile in which she was riding near Clinton, Minnesota, was struck and demolished by a truck in the service of the Federal Civil Works Administration. SF.c . 2 . That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, wJn:l kLinkJ JEhd. authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not ~a:yers~OC ,an 0 n otherwise appropriated, to \Vencel Link, Browns Valley, Minnesota, Payment to. the sum of $.5, to Edward Block, Browns Va.lley, Minnesota, the sum of $57.35, and to John Meyers, Beardsley, MlIlnesota, the sum of $10, in reimbursement for the actual expenses incurred by the said Wencel Link, Edward Block, and John Meyers, respectively, for medical or hospital treatment on account of personal injuries sustained in such accident of December 21, 1933, such persons also being occupants of ", the automobile struck and demolished in the manner described in the first par!lgredap~ ofh.thAis A~t: Provid f ed 1 ,oThat no part hof thfe ahm10lubnt rG~ft~iion on aUor- approprlat m t IS ct m excess 0 per centum t ereo s a e ney's, etc., fees. paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, auy contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any Penalty for violation. person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined ill any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 24, 1936. [CHAPTER 785.1 AN ACT For the relief of Elsie O'Brine. June 24, 1006. [B. R .852I.) IPrivate, No, 692,) Be it enacted by the Senate a.nd House of Representative8 of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- Elsie O'Brine. tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed Payment to. to pay, out of any money in the Trea.sury not otherwise appropri- ated, the sum of $5,000 to Elsie O'Brine, in full settlement of her claim against the United States on account of injuries sustained by her on October 18, 1932, when she was in a collision between an automobile in which she was riding and a truck of the United. States ¥ores~ Servi~e: Pr01Jided, That no part of the amount approp~iated a:t::iion on IIttor- In thIS Act In excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paId or ney's, etc., fees. delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appro- priated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of ~rvices rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person. violating the provisions Penalty for \·io]ation. of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon con- viction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 24, 1936.